Wednesday 8 October 1941US date format: 10/8/1941, UK date format: 8/10/1941
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jesse Jackson and Shane Stevens.
You Belong to Me, directed by Wesley Ruggles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Jesse Jackson: American Baptist minister, civil rights...
- Shane Stevens: American author.
- George Bellamy: English singer guitarist and producer...
- Concentration camp Birkenau begins being built
- World War II: In their invasion of the Soviet Union, Germany reaches the Sea of Azov with the capture of Mariupol.